ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, has released its fourth quarter honor roll. Forty-eight students at the Academy were honored for their outstanding academic performance.
ELIZABETH – A team of four at-risk youth members of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) have been selected by the National Independent Living Association (NILA) to do a presentation about “Living in the System” to attendees at the 2009 NILA Conference in Nashville, Tenn., from Sept. 1-4.
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School, along with more than 2,500 sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG), Norfolk, Va., and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), Camp Lejeune, N. C., are currently deployed to support Maritime Security Operations, provide crisis response capability, and increase theater security cooperation and forward Naval presence in the Fifth and Sixth Fleet areas of operation.
BRISTOL, R.I.—Danielle Salamone, a resident of Elizabeth, has been named to the Spring 2009 Dean’s List at Roger Williams University.
ELIZABETH—Colombian art, music, literature, poetry and dance will enrich the library experience for Elizabeth Public Library patrons and guests as the Elizabeth Colombian Lions Club present, Semana Cultural 20 de Julio: A Commemoration of Colombia’s Independence Day.
ELIZABETH—Two men who broke out of Union County Jail in December 2007 received the maximum sentence for their crime on Friday.
CLARK-Phillip Trussler had a bleaching and calico print-works for several years, but in 1845 part of the building was destroyed by fire. In 1847, after the property had become worthless, William Bloodgood, Esq. of New York purchased it.
ELIZABETH—Building on an initiative announced earlier this year to encourage shippers to use the Port Authority’s ExpressRail system, the agency’s Board of Commissioners today approved a new incentive program to encourage shippers to transport their cargo via new rail routes.
TRENTON—Teens and tweens from 28 New Jersey libraries will have the chance to win a trip to WWE®’s SummerSlam in Los Angeles this summer by taking part in the SummerSlam Reading Jam.
ELIZABETH—Fifty-two men and women from Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset and Union counties in New Jersey, and Staten Island and Flushing, New York, are among the May 2009 graduates of the Trinitas School of Nursing.